blunt trauma

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Noun1.blunt trauma - injury incurred when the human body hits or is hit by a large outside object (as a car)
harm, hurt, injury, trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
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Judge Lady Rae said this was not consistent with blunt force trauma but her hands were tied as the explanation seemed to have been accepted.
The single mechanism of injury responsible for the highest overall mortality was blunt force trauma secondary to a PMVC (8.
Wedel and Galloway present this forensic anthropology text on the assessment of blunt force trauma to the skeleton.
Mr and Mrs Kolar were discovered at their house in Handsworth Wood on January 11, having suffered blunt force trauma to the head.
Post-mortem tests have confirmed that the couple, who had been married for 40 years, died as a result of blunt force trauma to the head and that both had been struck several times.
Cardiff City fan Mr Dye died from blunt force trauma inflicted before the European Championship qualifier on September 6.
Michael Dye, 44 Mr Dye, 44, died from blunt force trauma to the back of his head following an incident before Wales's Euro 2012 qualifier with England last Tuesday.
In one of the most tragic events at a sporting even in recent memory, Stone plunged 20 feet, and died from blunt force trauma to the head.
A post-mortem examination conducted at Wexham Park Hospital revealed that she died from "severe blunt force trauma to the head and associated complications," a spokesman for Thames Valley Police said.
This was attributed to the virtually fiat fronts of the buses, which had few protruding features to cause abrasions or lacerations, but which caused a great deal of blunt force trauma on impact.
WESTBORO - The Shrewsbury man killed by an Amtrak train at the Westboro commuter rail station last week died of blunt force trauma, the state medical examiner ruled yesterday.